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GRE Verbal Practice Questions

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Build your Vocabulary with more than 1300+ free online practice questions/words

The GRE verbal reasoning section is most difficult and requires maximum preparation (Good vocabulary is key to success). The verbal test is scored on a scale of 130-170, in 1-point increments. GRE Verbal exam has questions on Reading Comprehension, Text Completion, Sentence Equivalence.

The test consists of 1300+ questions. You have to select right synonym.

surcharge

  get to the end of
  make worse; irritate
  additional load/charge
  reject mock to go against (as in going against tradition)

Use of surcharge in news...

ISLAMABAD: The government is considering a proposal to impose 15 percent fuel equalisation surcharge on gas, to be levied every three months, to help narrow the gap between the price of gas and other fuels, such as petrol, diesel and furnace oil. ...

In an attempt to make up for fuel prices that have been creeping higher and higher in recent months, the Philadelphia Parking Authority has levied a temporary $1 surcharge on all taxi rides citywide. The surcharge, which went into ...

BEIJING, May 28 (Xinhuanet) -- Major Chinese airliners have increased their fuel surcharges for domestic routes for the third time this year. The latest hike aims to help offset cost pressures amid surging oil prices. Fuel surcharges for routes fewer ...

The Michigan Public Service Commission today announced it has approved lowering a surcharge for Consumers Energy's electric customers and approved a request from the utility to raise natural gas prices. The commission approved lowering the monthly ...

Kentucky Utilities and Louisville Gas and Electric Co. say they will ask for environmental surcharge increases beginning next year to recover $2.5 billion in federally mandated improvements. LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Utilities and Louisville Gas ...

Toughest GRE Words

Below are some words (from our collection of 1300+ words) which were answered wrong by most users..
  • quibble : try to avoid by sophistication
  • arrant : in the highest degree
  • recreancy : cowardly
  • foment : put something warm (to lessen the pain)
  • lucubrate : write in scholarly fashion


How Important is Verbal GRE?
Lot of international students ask... : I have a good score in TOEFL and ..if GRE Verbal really important? The short answer is YES. Again to improve vocabulary learn words/synonyms and their usage. Practice as much as you can. Reading quality text is very important(swallowing vocab words may not help a lot).

GRE word list will help in GRE Sentence Equivalence and Text Completion questions. These type of questions are added from Aug 2011 GRE Test. We belive GRE sample questions with word usage will help you to score more!

Good Luck with your 2014 GRE exams!
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